The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 43 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 319 164 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.20% 3.15% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 3.32% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 236 142 169
Average salary £57,250 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.04% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £60,500 £61,810
% change year-on-year
+3.30% -2.11%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5860 4943 5362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.02% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4267 4737
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Architect
England

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +25 94 £62,500 +4.16% 15
Wiltshire +23 61 £59,500 +13.33% 5
Dorset +7 51 £52,500 +0.96% 2
Somerset 0 41 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Gloucestershire +12 36 £61,250 +11.36% 2
Devon -9 6 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 221 (34.32%) Finance
2 121 (18.79%) SOA
3 117 (18.17%) Microsoft
4 111 (17.24%) .NET
5 103 (15.99%) SQL Server
6 99 (15.37%) Java
7 88 (13.66%) ITIL
8 85 (13.20%) Security Cleared
9 81 (12.58%) Windows
10 78 (12.11%) TOGAF
11 75 (11.65%) Oracle
12 74 (11.49%) Degree
13 73 (11.34%) SC Cleared
14 66 (10.25%) Project Management
15 65 (10.09%) Technical Architecture
16 58 (9.01%) Relational Database
17 56 (8.70%) UML
18 55 (8.54%) ASP.NET
18 55 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
19 54 (8.39%) C#
19 54 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
20 53 (8.23%) SAP
21 47 (7.30%) Data Modelling
21 47 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (7.14%) VMware
23 45 (6.99%) SQL
24 43 (6.68%) Banking
25 42 (6.52%) Information Management
26 41 (6.37%) Data Management
26 41 (6.37%) Business Analysis

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.04%) IIS
3 16 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (1.55%) SAS
6 8 (1.24%) Lync
6 8 (1.24%) MS Project Server
7 7 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.93%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 6 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 36 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.80%) MS Office
2 18 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 18 (2.80%) SAP MDM
2 11 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.47%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.31%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.40%) SaaS
4 7 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.02%) SAN
2 12 (1.86%) Firewall
3 11 (1.71%) Intranet
3 11 (1.71%) Wireless
4 9 (1.40%) Internet
5 7 (1.09%) WAN
6 6 (0.93%) LAN
7 5 (0.78%) VPN
7 5 (0.78%) OSPF
7 5 (0.78%) BGP
7 5 (0.78%) Network Security
7 5 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.62%) VLAN
8 4 (0.62%) MPLS
9 3 (0.47%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.47%) RIP
9 3 (0.47%) TETRA
9 3 (0.47%) xDSL
10 2 (0.31%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.01%) Relational Database
3 28 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.80%) IBM InfoSphere
5 15 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (1.40%) DB2
11 8 (1.24%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.93%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.93%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.78%) MySQL
14 5 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
15 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.62%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 20 (3.11%) Maven
2 19 (2.95%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.40%) MSI
4 9 (1.40%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.62%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (0.62%) Selenium
5 4 (0.62%) Ant
5 4 (0.62%) JUnit
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.16%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 221 (34.32%) Finance
2 43 (6.68%) Banking
3 37 (5.75%) Marketing
4 30 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.66%) Legal
5 17 (2.64%) Retail
5 17 (2.64%) Local Government
6 15 (2.33%) Military
7 11 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.71%) Law
8 9 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.40%) Electronics
9 8 (1.24%) Automotive
10 7 (1.09%) Advertising
11 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (17.24%) .NET
2 55 (8.54%) ASP.NET
3 41 (6.37%) Web Services
4 37 (5.75%) Middleware
5 34 (5.28%) HTML
6 33 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (4.19%) Spring
8 24 (3.73%) XML
9 20 (3.11%) jQuery
10 19 (2.95%) .NET Framework
10 19 (2.95%) HTML5
11 18 (2.80%) CSS
12 17 (2.64%) SOAP
13 15 (2.33%) Spring MVC
13 15 (2.33%) OSGi
14 12 (1.86%) REST
14 12 (1.86%) WCF
15 11 (1.71%) Hibernate
15 11 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 11 (1.71%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.90%) Data Integration
2 32 (4.97%) GIS
2 32 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.19%) Reference Data
5 24 (3.73%) Open Source
6 21 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.95%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.17%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.02%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.55%) Human Factors
10 10 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.24%) Replication
12 7 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.78%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.78%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.62%) CESG
14 4 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 81 (12.58%) Windows
2 20 (3.11%) Linux
3 15 (2.33%) UNIX
4 13 (2.02%) Solaris
5 11 (1.71%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.93%) Android
9 4 (0.62%) AIX
10 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (18.79%) SOA
2 88 (13.66%) ITIL
3 78 (12.11%) TOGAF
4 66 (10.25%) Project Management
5 65 (10.09%) Technical Architecture
6 56 (8.70%) UML
7 55 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 54 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (7.30%) Data Modelling
9 47 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (6.52%) Information Management
11 41 (6.37%) Data Management
11 41 (6.37%) Business Analysis
11 41 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (5.90%) MVC
13 35 (5.43%) Information Architecture
14 34 (5.28%) Waterfall
14 34 (5.28%) ETL
15 33 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (4.97%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 99 (15.37%) Java
2 54 (8.39%) C#
3 45 (6.99%) SQL
4 17 (2.64%) C++
5 16 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.86%) C
7 10 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.62%) PHP
9 4 (0.62%) Python
10 3 (0.47%) VB
10 3 (0.47%) Fortran
11 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.16%) Perl
12 1 (0.16%) Korn
12 1 (0.16%) Ruby
12 1 (0.16%) F#
12 1 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 85 (13.20%) Security Cleared
2 74 (11.49%) Degree
3 73 (11.34%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (1.86%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.40%) MCP
8 9 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.40%) MCTS
8 9 (1.40%) HP ASE
9 7 (1.09%) CCNP
10 6 (0.93%) CISSP
10 6 (0.93%) MCSE
11 5 (0.78%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.62%) CITP
12 4 (0.62%) CCIE
12 4 (0.62%) MCSD
13 3 (0.47%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.37%) COBIT
2 26 (4.04%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.40%) QA
5 5 (0.78%) COREP
5 5 (0.78%) FINREP
6 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.24%) XenApp
4 8 (1.24%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.62%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.47%) SAP ITS
7 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) NFS
8 1 (0.16%) Xen
8 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.78%) SCCM
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.62%) SCOM
3 4 (0.62%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.47%) WSUS
5 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.31%) Nagios
5 2 (0.31%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 117 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 75 (11.65%) Oracle
3 53 (8.23%) SAP
4 46 (7.14%) VMware
5 41 (6.37%) IBM
6 38 (5.90%) Citrix
7 30 (4.66%) Cisco
8 22 (3.42%) ESRI
9 17 (2.64%) HP
10 15 (2.33%) Teradata
11 14 (2.17%) Juniper
12 13 (2.02%) Altiris
13 12 (1.86%) F5
13 12 (1.86%) JBoss
13 12 (1.86%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.55%) Adobe
15 9 (1.40%) Symantec
15 9 (1.40%) LANDesk
16 7 (1.09%) Business Objects
16 7 (1.09%) Informatica
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